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pantothenic acid

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A yellow oily acid, C9H17NO5, belonging to and found widely in plant and animal tissues.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A water-soluble antioxidant vitamin needed for the metabolism of carbohydrates, fats and proteins; it is found in cereals, legumes, meat and other foods.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a vitamin of the vitamin B complex that performs an important role in the oxidation of fats and carbohydrates and certain amino acids; occurs in many foods

Etymologies

From Greek pantothen, from all sides : panto-, all (from pās, pant-; see pan-) + -then, adv. suff.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From pantothenic + acid. (Wiktionary)

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